Mag. 3.9 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 259 km northwest of Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan, Chile, on Friday, 7 April 2017 at 04:38 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.9 earthquake at 35 km depth
7 Apr 04:59 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 21 minutes.
Depth: 35.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.46°S / 72.06°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
87 km (54 mi) WNW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
126 km (78 mi) SW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
135 km (84 mi) NW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
180 km (112 mi) NNW of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
180 km (112 mi) NNW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
181 km (113 mi) SSW of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
186 km (116 mi) NNW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
187 km (116 mi) NNW of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
259 km (161 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
277 km (172 mi) NNW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 4.5 x 1010 joules (12.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 10.7 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.9||35 km||OFFSHORE COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 3.9||35 km||58 km al O de Canela Baja||GUG (U. Chile)|
|M 4.3||37 km||- 135km W of Illapel, Chile||USGS|
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